Art Collection: Works

TITLE: Untitled ACCESSION # 2000.016.1

ARTIST: Aaron Allan Edson, R.C.A., O.S.A. (1846-1888)

Allan Edson was born in 1846 to American parents who were in living in Stanbridge, Canada at the time. In 1861 the family moved to Montreal where Edson took painting lessons. His teacher was Robert Duncanson, a famous painter who was raised in Montreal. Edson left in 1864 to study in England for two years and after his return became a charter member of the Society of Canadian artists. He decided to move to Paris in 1883 where he stayed for three years before returning to Canada in 1886. He died in 1888 at the young age of forty-two.

  • For information on the RCA and the OSA, see the "History of OSA & RCA" file

DATE OF ARTWORK: Unknown

  • For information on Historical Canadian Art see the "Historical Canadian Art" file.

OBJECT TYPE: Painting, Watercolour

PHOTO: Yes

HEIGHT: 33.0cm WIDTH: 41.5 cm

LOCATION: Wilson Reading Room, Kerr House, Traill College

  • For a map of the art pieces in the Wilson Reading Room see the "Wilson Reading Room" file.

DESCRIPTION: Extensive landscape with cows. Colours used: blues, greens, violet, browns, yellow, red. Glazed, olive green/beige mat.

VALUE: Unknown

OTHER WORKS IN THE TUAC BY THIS ARTIST:

Reflections on a Quiet Pool

Accession No. 2000.010.1

  • For information on how Trent acquired these work see "The History of the Goodman Collection" file

OTHER RESOURCES AT TRENT UNIVERSITY ABOUT THIS ARTIST: none available

WORKS BY THIS ARTIST IN OTHER CANADIAN COLLECTIONS:

University Of Lethbridge

  • Untitled Landscape 1870

Oil on panel, 7" x 12"

http://home.uleth.ca/sfa-gal/collections/Historical/Edson.unt.html

Art Gallery of Hamilton

http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.on.ca/edu/singArt.asp?artID=5

Museum London

LINKS:

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